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CVE-2008-0555 Detail

Current Description

The ExpandCert function in Apache-SSL before apache_1.3.41+ssl_1.59 does not properly handle (1) '/' and (2) '=' characters in a Distinguished Name (DN) in a client certificate, which might allow remote attackers to bypass authentication via a crafted DN that triggers overwriting of environment variables.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3797
http://www.apache-ssl.org/advisory-cve-2008-0555.txt Exploit
http://www.cynops.de/advisories/CVE-2008-0555.txt Exploit
http://www.klink.name/security/aklink-sa-2008-005-apache-ssl.txt Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/490386/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28576 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019784
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1079/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41618

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apache-ssl:apache-ssl:1.3.34_1.57:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0555
NVD Published Date:
04/03/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018